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IR surpasses expectations with 500,000 downloads

South Dakota State University’s scholarly output is getting into the hands of researchers through the school’s institutional repository (IR) – and at a rate faster than anticipated. The IR hit 500,000 downloads of SDSU documents this past April, less than four years after it launched. The IR is a website that provides public access to academic materials created by SDSU departments, faculty, staf

Pauli, Reynolds received International Trumpet Guild scholarships

South Dakota State University students Liz Pauli and William Reynolds received scholarships to attend July’s International Trumpet Guild Conference in Miami. The students played “Rustiques,” a piece by Eugene Bozza as part of the application process for college-division scholarships. Pauli received the Bill Pfund Scholarship and Reynolds received the Keith Clark Memorial Fund Scholarship. The s

Parking Decals

Community members: starting August 2019, no physical sicker decals will be issued for your vehicle. SDState Transportation Services will be using license plate scanning technology and a decal will no longer be needed for your vehicle.

South Dakota State University Hosts the Third Year of Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program

  Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program is in its third year at South Dakota State University. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture funded REEU Fellowship Program is a two-year program available to students of freshmen and sophomore year status.

SDSU researchers part of new national transportation center

South Dakota State University researchers will develop innovative techniques to repair and construct bridges and roadways through a new U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.

Isaac Salfer Joins South Dakota State University as Assistant Professor in Dairy Production

The South Dakota State University Dairy and Food Science Department welcomes Isaac Salfer as assistant professor in dairy production. “I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Salfer to our department,” said Vikram Mistry, head of the Dairy and Food Science Department.

New tool predicts how electrical stimulation promotes healing

Assistant Professor Mark Messerli and his team developed a tool that predicts how cellular migration and alignment happens when electric stimulation is used to help heal chronic wounds, such as diabetic ulcers and bedsores. The model will help scientists optimize wound repair using electrical stimulation.

Quarter-Scale Tractor Team Named Reserve National Champions

The South Dakota State University Quarter-Scale Tractor Team was named reserve champions at the 2019 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition held May 30-June 2 in Peoria, Illinois. Students participating in the competition are challenged to harness the power and torque of a specified stock engine in order to maximize

Reflecting on Fire Disasters: SDState Geography Professor Shares Insights to Help Evacuation Planning

From the forest fires in California to the flooding conditions in the Midwest (Nebraska/South Dakota/Iowa), disasters can create unexpected challenges if not prepared.

World record catfish caught by SDSU students

An evening of carp shooting turned into a world record channel catfish for a couple Montrose young men. Cody Sechser, 19, and Isaac Kipp, 18, were on the West Branch of Skunk Creek 10 miles north of Hartford using bows and arrows to thin the carp population during spawning season.